2019 Program Overview

Volleyball BC Team BC Programs work to identify, train and develop athletes
with high performance potential and coaches who aspire to represent Canada
internationally. Team BC programs provide a pathway for athletes and coaches
to reach elite levels within the sport of indoor and beach volleyball.

The Team BC Beach 16U & 18U program provides the opportunity for selected athletes to train and compete in preparation for the Vancouver Open and AVP First National Championships.

Eligible Athletes

BC athletes born in 2001 (18U) or 2003 (16U) or later
Note: The Team BC Beach 16-18U beach program will use the Volleyball Canada expanded age categories for their events. Athletes born September 1-December 31 of the previous year are permitted to “play down” one age category. Updated 4.12.19.

Selection Process

Athletes must participate in the Team BC Beach 16 & 18U Qualification Tournament – scheduled for the Lower Mainland Sand Series 1,  June 22-23rd Vancouver. The top two placing teams from the 16U division and top two teams from the 18U division will be invited to participate with the Team BC 16U & 18U Beach program. If a pair declines the Team BC Beach Position, the next highest ranked team will be offered a position with Team BC Beach program and the AVP First Nationals Bid.

Program Roster

16U (2003 or later) – 2 male pairs, 2 female pairs
18U (2001 or later) – 2 male pairs, 2 female pairs

Program Coaches

Dave Dooley
Sven Bornemann
Jasmine Kim

Team Gear

All Athletes will receive a Volleyball BC gear package (training shirts, jersey, top + bottom and bag).

Team BC 16 & 18U Training Block 1 – Vancouver Open 

Dates: July 8-14th 2019
Location: Vancouver, BC
Accommodations: TBA
Food
: Athletes will be provided $30/day per diem
Transportation: Athletes and families will be responsible for transportation to Vancouver.
Training Schedule: TBA
Competition: Athletes will compete in Youth Open and/or Adult Qualifier and Main Draw.

Team BC 16U & 18U Training Block 2 – AVP First National Championships  

Dates: July 23-28th 2019
Location: Hermosa Beach, CA
Accommodations: TBA
Food
: Athletes will be provided $30/day per diem
Transportation: Flight itinerary TBA
Training Schedule: TBA
Competition: AVP First Club and National Championships

International Travel

Selected Athletes must have a valid passport in order to participate and travel with the Team BC program.
Selected athletes must also bring a travel consent form – https://travel.gc.ca/travelling/children/consent-letter
Athletes will also need to purchase their own travel insurance for the trip.

Program Fees

$1400 + GST
Fees include – Coaching Costs, Team BC Beach Gear, and entry fee for Volleyball BC Provincials & AVP First Nations, accommodation and food for Training Block 1 & 2, Travel to Los Angeles California.
Fee’s do not include – Travel insurance

Key Dates

June 22-23 – Team BC Beach 16 & 18U Qualification Tournament*
July 8-14 – Team BC Beach Training Block 1 – Vancouver Open
July 23 – Depart for Los Angeles, CA
July 23-28 – Team BC Beach Training Block 2 – AVP First Nationals
July 28 – Return for Vancouver BC, athlete pick up at YVR
*date to be confirmed

Have a question? Email Technical Director – Jay Tremonti – td@volleyballbc.org
Last Update: Jan 31 2019